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Burntisland [1] is a coastal town with a population of 6000 in the kingdom of Fife, Scotland.

Get in[edit]


Burntisland is on the "Fife Circle" train line from Edinburgh. Trains from Edinburgh take 35 minutes, and there are often 2 per hour.

Get around[edit]

The main sites can be explored on foot.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Museum of Communication[2] 131 High Street KY3 9AA Saturday and Wednesday May - Sept. Exhibition changes every year.
  • Burntisland Heritage Trust. An exhibition of town history is held in the Burgh Chambers on the High Street on Wed-Sun in summer. Also a good place to ask for general tourist information.
  • St Columba's Church opened in 1594 and has an interesting painted interior (open summer Saturdays). It was the first church to be built in Scotland after the Reformation.
  • Beach with Promenade next to The Links.
  • Rossend Castle. See this from the outside only as it is now occupied by a firm of architects.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Go to the Fair in Summer on The Links.
  • Walk the Fife Coastal Path[3].
  • Go for a swim at the Beacon Leisure Centre[4].

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Excellent fish and chips are to be had at Romanos on the High Street.
  • There's decent basic food at the Ramblers Rest deli.

Drink[edit][add listing]

The town is well serviced by hotels and bars catering to all tastes commensurate with the standing of a Fife coastal town.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Burntisland Sands Hotel [5] Lochies Road 01592 872230
  • Kingswood Hotel [6] Kinghorn Road, near Burntisland, Fife KY3 9LL 01592 872329.

Get out[edit]

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